Nine Days to Joseph: Day Eight

Day Eight - St. Joseph, Man of Peace and Joy
Dear St. Joseph,

I know the Bible doesn't speak directly of your joy, but how could you not have been full of joy? I'm sure you were. You lived in the presence of Jesus and Mary. Well, St. Joseph, please pray for me that I will also find my joy by also living in their presence. And having yourself lived in their presence, you must have been a man of such peace. St. Joseph, please pray for me that I keep my joy and not give in to sadness, laziness, or discouragement. Also, pray that I keep my peace of soul and not hold on to anger and bitterness in my heart. Help me to be merciful to everyone by offering forgiveness that I might also, like you, be a man of true peace and joy.

Saint Joseph, Man of Peace and Joy, please put me at peace and help me find joy.

Nine Days to St. Joseph
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Day Two
Day Three
Day Four
Day Five
Day Six
Day Seven
Day Eight
Day Nine
Consecration

 

If you haven't yet made your Marian consecration, consider using Fr. Gaitley's book 33 Days to Morning Glory to do so. Also, we invite you to make a total consecration to the Father through Jesus using Fr. Gaitley's 33 Days to Greater Glory: A Total Consecration to the Father through Jesus Based on the Gospel of John.

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